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Meet Our Team

We have assembled some of the most talented technicians and people in the Fargo-Moorhead area. Over 80% of our staff is ASE Certified, of which two are ASE Master Technicians. Our technicians have a combined 75 years’ worth of proven experience in the automotive field which means your vehicle is in good hands.

Matt Lachowitzer

Matt Lachowitzer

Owner

How long have you been in the automotive industry?  20 years
How did you get into the automotive industry?  I grew up fixing thing the farm and when I was in high school I worked at Cenex.
What do you feel the biggest challenge is facing the automotive industry today?Finding qualified technicians and the rapidly changing technology.
What are your hobbies?  Fishing, snowmobiling, riding four wheelers, spending time with family, and football.
Who is your support system at home?  Wife Char and three kids Krimsyn- 5, Ryker-7, Kalin- 10.

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  • Tel: 218-477-0696
Expert Automotive Technician

PJ Feekes-Benedict

Technician | Moorhead

How long have you been in the automotive industry?  4 years
How did you get into the automotive industry?  I started by working at a GM dealership
What do you feel the biggest challenge is facing the automotive industry today?  I think what makes it challenging is that the technology is always evolving.
What are your hobbies?  I don't have much free time, but I enjoy gaming.

ASE Certified Technician

Zach Heinen

Technician | Moorhead

How long have you been in the automotive industry?  1.5   years
How did you get into the automotive industry?  I went to school at NDSCS
What do you feel the biggest challenge is facing the automotive industry today?  The new technology in vehicles today

certified automotive technician

David Schulz

Technician |Fargo Location

How long have you been in the automotive industry?  3 years
How did you get into the automotive industry?  I was an apprentice tech for a local repair shop in high school.
What do you feel the biggest challenge is facing the automotive industry today?  It’s a challenge in the auto industry to keep up with new technologies.
What are your hobbies?  Hunting, off-roading, water sports, and four wheeling.
Who is your support system at home?  My wife of one year, Amanda and our son Levi.

ASE Certified Master Technician

Mike Klockmann

Technician | Moorhead

How long have you been in the automotive industry?  19 years

How did you get into the automotive industry?  Being a mechanic was always something that appealed to me when I was younger and my family is full of mechanics.

What do you feel the biggest challenge is facing the automotive industry today?  It’s a huge financial issue today. The industry pays less attention to knowledge and more on how quickly work is done

What are your hobbies?  Woodworking, fishing, camping, and old cars

Who is your support system at home?  My wife Sarah and three kids, Logan, Tyler, and Isaac

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Jayme Olson

Service Manager| Moorhead Location

How long have you been in the automotive industry?  9 years
How did you get into the automotive industry?  I have just always enjoyed fixing things and eventually my passion evolved into a career.
What do you feel the biggest challenge is facing the automotive industry today?  I think the lack of customer knowledge is a huge challenge. Less and less people are being educated on their repairs which can cause a distrust of technicians.
What are your hobbies?  I enjoy spending my free time with my family, being out at the lake, riding ATV’s RZR’s and snowmobiles, and tinkering on projects.
Who is your support system at home?  I have a wife of six years, Jess and my two daughters Brooke and Hailey.

Selene Elster

Selene Elster

Office Manager

How long have you been in the automotive industry?  4 months
What are your hobbies?  Hiking, hanging out with friends and family, spending time at the lake, traveling, shopping

Kelly Napoli

Kelly Napoli

Marketing Communications Manager

How long have you been in the automotive industry?  1.5 years
How did you get into the automotive industry?  I was working in sales in insurance when Matt offered me a job a Matt's Automotive.
What do you feel the biggest challenge is facing the automotive industry today?  Finding qualified staff.
What are your hobbies?  Mary KayRunning, Body Pump, and playing with my dog.
Who is your support system at home?  My husband, Ryan and our dog, Jewel.

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  • Tel: 218-477-0696

Tom Canfield

Automotive & Small Engine Technician | Moorhead Location

How long have you been in the automotive industry? 3 years

How did you get into the automotive industry?  I was offered a position at Matt’s so I seized the opportunity.

What do you feel the biggest challenge is facing the automotive industry today? Everything is changing to electrical.

What are your hobbies?  I like hunting, fishing, camping, snowmobiling, just about anything outdoors.

Who is your support system at home?  My dog Sadie.

    ASE Certified Master Technician

    Bruce Bahmiller

    Lead Technician | Fargo

    How long have you been in the automotive industry?  34 years
    How did you get into the automotive industry?  I got into the auto industry in the Marine Corps as a light wheeled mechanic
    What do you feel the biggest challenge is facing the automotive industry today?  The biggest challenge is keeping up with advanced technologies in the auto industry
    What are your hobbies?  I enjoy four wheeling, racing, and water sports